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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday July 21st, 2019 :: 02:50 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 06:00AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Maryland, The District of Columbia, Virginia, and panhandle West Virginia, including the following areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Frederick MD, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore, and Washington. The District of Columbia. In Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Clarke, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick VA, Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park, and Western Loudoun. In panhandle West Virginia, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan.

* From Monday afternoon through late Monday night

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall are likely. Areal average rainfall of 1 to 1.5 inches is expected, with isolated totals of 4 inches possible. Much of this rain may fall in short periods of time in any one given location, resulting in the risk for flash flooding Monday afternoon into Monday night.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ... CARROLL ... EASTERN LOUDOUN ... ANNE ARUNDEL ... FAIRFAX ... ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA ... CLARKE ... BERKELEY ... NORTHERN BALTIMORE ... PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK ... PRINCE GEORGES ... NORTHWEST HOWARD ... NORTHWEST HARFORD ... WASHINGTON ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HOWARD ... CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MONTGOMERY ... FREDERICK ... MORGAN ... WESTERN LOUDOUN ... FREDERICK ... SOUTHEAST HARFORD ... SOUTHERN BALTIMORE ... NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY ... JEFFERSON

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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